Thursday, January 28, 2010

klencke atlas

from the guardian:

"It is almost absurdly huge – 1.75 metres (5ft) tall and 1.9 metres (6ft) wide – and was given to the king by Dutch merchants and placed in his cabinet of curiosities."


a nice image from a different book, the atlas ferraris:

1 comment:

Kate said...

Wheee - I love this! Great find!